The Australian National University

country rank  6
world rank  122

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University Overview

Established in 1946, The Australian National University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Canberra (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Australian Capital Territory. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, The Australian National University (ANU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Australian National University (ANU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ANU
Founded 1946
Motto Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum
First to learn the nature of things

University Location

Address Ellery Crescent, Acton
Canberra (population range: 250,000-499,999)
0200 Australian Capital Territory
Australia
T +61 (0)2 6125 5111
F +61 (0)2 6125 5931

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Pauline Griffin Building #11
Canberra 0200
+61 (0)2 6125 5594
1800 620 032

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The Australian National University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation
1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia

Affiliations

  • Group of Eight (go8)
  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018